Search Results: "Nate Larkin"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"An absorbing exploration of one of America's most popular, and dangerous, sports that will be most appealing to NASCAR fans."
NASCAR legend Waltrip (DW: A Lifetime Going Around in Circles, 2004) takes us onto the track, into the pits and behind the scenes of his racing career. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"An uneven but enjoyable collection of original reflections on the notion of the process of coming out and its continued necessity. (31 b&w photos, not seen)"
A diverse and lively anthology of popular lesbian and bisexual authors writing about the multifaceted phenomenon of coming out. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH AMERICAN by Alison Larkin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2008

"A loquacious, uneven drama partly based on the author's personal experiences, but lacking fictional credibility."
Chick lit with issues from debut novelist Larkin, whose rejection-phobic heroine goes in search of her birth parents. Read full book review >

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ENVIRONMENTAL DEBT by Amy Larkin
NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2013

"Generally frank and well-meaning but also boosterish and not always tight in its arguments."
A mostly cleareyed look at how taking environmental concerns into account is good business. Read full book review >

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SURVIVE by Nate Hardcastle
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"Rattling stories that repel and attract the reader like natural forces, dreadful and irresistible."
A discomforting collection of stories of people in extremely straitened circumstances, stranded and often with nothing to eat but their deceased comrades, assembled by Hardcastle (Deep Blue, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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BLOODSTONE by Nate Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 30, 2006

"Ghostly cackles that will raise few hackles."
A debut horror novel saddled with by-the-numbers spooks. Read full book review >

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DAY ONE by Nate Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Occasionally thrilling but not very credible and full of blunders."
Malevolent computer intelligence aims to take down humanity in this apocalyptic thriller set in New York City, from the author of Diablo III: The Order (2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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FINDING GEORGE ORWELL IN BURMA by Emma Larkin
NON-FICTION
Released: June 2, 2005

"A crucial exposé of a scandalous regime."
From an American journalist writing under a pseudonym, a courageous, important examination of the bleak totalitarian state of Myanmar. Read full book review >

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A SKEPTIC'S GUIDE TO GOD by Larkin Spivey
NON-FICTION
Released: June 30, 2014

"An impassioned defense of a logical Christianity that meshes with scientific reality."
Spivey (Stories of Faith and Courage from the Korean War, 2013, etc.) blends personal anecdotes, theology and science in this accessible work of Christian apologetics. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"The repetition may be maddening, drilled into readers like a kata, but Larkin provides some useful nuggets for these fraught times. And remember: violence is always the last resort—even if you're a ninja."
"That one time when violence is the answer, make no mistake, it will be the only answer"—a timely survival manual for life in a strange era. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"But to Thwaite's credit, he annotates with a light hand, ensuring that no one interested in Larkin or the course of modern poetry can afford to ignore this spectacular volume. (Illustrations)"
Readers of Andrew Motion's recent biography (p. 646) of Larkin (d. 1985), who's now recognized as one of the great poets of our century, won't be surprised by the revelations in this generous selection of letters. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2010

"An eye-opening, urgent look behind an official screen of lies."
The pseudonymous Larkin (Finding George Orwell in Burma, 2005) exposes a totalitarian regime's obstacles to relief and recovery after the devastating cyclone of May 2, 2008. Read full book review >